Arm mulls partnership with Samsung, potentially on near-memory computing

SoftBank chairman Masayoshi Son. Credit: Digitimes SoftBank chairman and CEO Masayoshi Son raised the possibility of a strategic alliance between Arm and Samsung on September 22, according to several media outlets, as falling technology stocks worldwide complicate SoftBank’s ongoing plan to publicly list Arm in 2023. According to Nikkei AsiaSon announced plans to visit South … Read more

MIT professor shares in $3 million Breakthrough Prize for quantum computing discoveries

An MIT professor who studies quantum computing is sharing a $3 million Breakthrough Prize. MIT math professor Peter Shor shared the Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics with three other researchers, David Deutsch at the University of Oxford, Charles Bennett at IBM Research, and Gilles Brassard at the University of Montreal. All of them are “pioneers … Read more

Lenovo identifies the future of high-performance computing

Alaa Bawab, Lenovo General Manager Middle East and Africa. Lenovo has revealed top trends that will shape the future of high-performance computing (HPC). As the technology enters a new era, there is an increasing need for efficient HPC, that is more readily available, and can offer ‘partnerships’ for artificial intelligence (AI) projects. The three key … Read more

Perils and promise of quantum computing are approaching

The stark warning came from one of the tech world’s most prominent CEOs. Sitting before an audience at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, three years ago, Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai said quantum computing has the power to transform humanity’s understanding of the natural world, enabling scientists to create new drugs and better batteries, … Read more

Hot Seat: Megh Computing CEO on Fulfilling the Promise of Intelligent Video Analytics

Megh Computing’s PK Gupta joins the conversation to talk video analytics deployment, customization and more. Megh Computing is a fully customizable, cross-platform video analytics solution provider for real-time actionable insights. The company was established in 2017 and is based in Portland, Ore., with development offices in Bangalore, India. Co-founder and CEO PK Gupta joins the … Read more

DOE to Fund $42M for HPC Cooling Systems – High-Performance Computing News Analysis

WASHINGTON, DC — The US Department of Energy today announced up to $42 million in funding for “high-performance energy efficient cooling solutions for data centers.” More about the COOLERCHIPS funding opportunity, and details on how to apply can be found at: ARPA-E eXCHANGE. Noting that cooling accounts for up to 40 percent of data center … Read more

Understanding Ruggedized Computing Solutions for Hazardous Environments

Oil and gas facilities that refine petroleum or natural gas to create liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) or butane and distribute it through pipeline stations regularly store and dispense large quantities of these flammable liquids. Given the potential for gas vapor, dust or other contaminants to collect in these areas, the electronic equipment installed for automation … Read more

Ofcom launches investigation into tech giant’s cloud computing dominance

Credit: mundissima/Shutterstock Amazon, Google and Microsoft to be investigated by Ofcom. Ofcom has launched a large-scale investigation into Amazon, Google and Microsoft’s dominance of the cloud computing industry. The regulator will be examining the companies to ensure their hold over cloud computing, messaging and smart devices is working effectively for individuals and businesses in the … Read more

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